The Jayhawks with Two Harbors First Avenue, Minneapolis Friday, September 5, 2014 "I just like to surround myself with beautiful people, and good things tend to happen," Gary Louris proclaimed affectionately toward the end of the Jayhawks' spirited 130-minute, 26-song performance at First Avenue on ... More >>
In the coming days, Gimme Noise will profile the 20 finalists in our Twin Cities music photographers 2014 showcase. Erik Hess, aka @fivesixzero, has been a regular City Pages contributor for the past few years now. Vita.mn, NME, Village Voice, and others have also featured his work. His live shots ... More >>
According to RealAge Test data, Twin Cities residents are some of the healthiest, most rested, and calm people in the country.SEE ALSO: Minneapolis has one of the nicest tree canopies in the country, U.S. Forest Service study saysAnd as a result, our metro is one of America's youngest -- at least in ... More >>
Bob Dylan is now a 71-year-old force to be reckoned with on his own. With Tempest, he proved for the umpteenth time that he's still got the mind and the artistic means to topple anyone in the exclusive club of Americana musicians. And, the guy never stops touring, it seems.After he does some dates f ... More >>
As predicted, British prog-dabbling rockers Muse has announced a full-scale U.S. tour for early 2013. The tour dates in North America begin in January and stretch through April, and included is the group's first date in the Twin Cities in two-and-a-half years. The announcement comes fresh off their ... More >>
World of Beer, a Tampa-based chain of craft beer bars, is scouting a new location in downtown Minneapolis, reports the Downtown Journal.WOB has about 30 locations across the nation, mostly in the southeast, but the franchise tries to make each one different by highlighting the local and regional bre ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann open their mouths
See Also:Lady Gaga dumps Target over anti-gay donationsLady Gaga at the Xcel Energy Center, 8/30/10Slideshow: Lady Gaga at Xcel Energy CenterEven if Lady Gaga isn't super pleased with Target, she isn't going to take it out on Minnesota. The pop queen has just unveiled extensive tour plans for the No ... More >>
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Archers of Loaf are the very definition of the '90s stalwart alt-rock band. They toiled in relative obscurity while many of their contemporaries made it big and ruled the airwaves for a good decade or so. Those who knew them loved them like a small child loves a puppy: with a bursting-at-the-seams e ... More >>
Bald is beautiful. At least here in Minneapolis, apparently.A new study by OurTime.com, an online dating site for singles aged 50-plus, ranked the top 10 cities where bald men have the most dating success with women, and Minneapolis came in fourth, according to the Huffington Post.The Huff Post cite ... More >>
As male strippers, Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey reveal everything but insight
A new study by Men's Health magazine finds that Minneapolitans are pretty damn horny. St. Paulites? Let's just say there probably isn't as much Viagra being sold on that side of the river.Minneapolis graded out as the sixth-horniest city in land; St. Paul clocked in 29th place, one spot ahead of Mad ... More >>
Minneapolis is chill, both figuratively and literally (well, it's chilly here most years at least). A new study by Sperling's BestPlace finds that the City of Lakes is the least stressful metropolis in the whole country.The study looked at a variety of factors associated with stress, including su ... More >>
Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend.
Rare indeed is the music documentary which flaunts the fact that not a single note of its subject's work is heard throughout the duration - but considering the subject in question is the infamously fractured 'Mats, maybe not all that surprising either?
Photo by Nikki MillerTime to enter into the musty depths of your closet and find that old acid-washed jean jacket and tattered rock tee (or just head to Hot Topic, I guess) -- you're going to have the perfect place to wear that stuff this summer. As if the State Fair weren't already the ideal sp ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenThe JayhawksJanuary 29 and 30, 2011First Avenue, MinneapolisAfter easing into their set on Saturday night, the Jayhawks were off and running for a two-night stand that found them finishing with a double-encore on Sunday evening and looking hesitant to leave the stage that the ... More >>
Andrew CiscelThe economy's recovering, and we live in a great place to find work.The president said last night that after the worst recession most of us have ever known, the economy is growing again. And Michele Bachmann helpfully showed us that unemployment is dropping. Maybe that has somet ... More >>
Photo: Andrew KelsallMinneapolis want you to walkYou want to die trying to cross the street? Move to Florida. At the very least, head south of the Mason-Dixon line. If you don't want to take your life in your hands while out for a stroll, just stay right here in Minneapolis. That's what the g ... More >>
The Lilith Fair was born of an odd doldrum in popular, female-fore music; the bulk of headliners for their first three seasons - before they suspended the festival for eleven years - were cut from the cheesecloth of alternative radio-directed acoustic-type pop (think Joan Osbourne, Indigo Girls, ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenWe'll have a full recap of all three Jayhawks shows at First Avenue tomorrow, but for the time being: If you aren't already planning on going tonight, GO TONIGHT. Last night's performance veered toward transcendence several times, as the band played a lengthy regular set in a ... More >>
Black Blondie are preparing to embark on a tour that will take them through the Southeast corner of the country this month, and to ensure a proper send-off they will be playing a hometown kick-off show tonight at the XYandZ Gallery (3258 Minnehaha Ave. S.) with DJ Turtleneck. Tonight's show is $5 ... More >>
His announcement brings to an end one of the weirder chapters in Minnesota politics.
In case you missed it, Northwest Airlines has pretty much been assimilated into the Borg collective known as Delta.
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Underoath and Norma Jean's screams of praise
In baseball's new era, steroids are mainly the province of the marginal and the desperate 1: It's not the front-line sluggers who are using steroids these days; it's the marginal talent on major league rosters and their minor league affiliates--the guys who have the least to lose and the most incent ... More >>